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Angry Angel Kolsch - Big Boss Brewing

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BA SCORE
80
good

121 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 66
rAvg: 3.5
pDev: 15.43%
Wants: 4
Gots: 4 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Big Boss Brewing visit their website
North Carolina, United States

Style | ABV
Kölsch |  4.50% ABV

Availability: Summer

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: cvstrickland on 06-13-2008)
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Walkersan

North Carolina

1.65/5  rDev -52.9%
look: 1 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 3.5

If you gave me this beer and didn't tell me what the style was, Kolsch would be the LAST thing I would ever guess. It's cloudy and has heavy biscuit flavor. I don't mind those two things so much, but they have no place in a kolsch.

In addition, the beer is very inconsistent. I've had it on several occasions now, and it has been very notably different every time. Last night I had two in a row, at the same restaurant, as an experiment. They tasted the same, but looked like totally different beers.

In all fairness, the beer itself isn't TERRIBLE (which is why I gave it an above average drinkability rating), but as a representative of the Kolsch style of beer, it is a complete and utter failure. My ratings for smell, appearance and taste are based on how far off the Kolsch target this thing was.

Bud Light is more like a Kolsch than Angry Angel is.

SUMMARY: the beer is decent if you stand it alone. it' fails hard when you try and call it a kolsch.

Serving type: bottle

09-22-2010 15:13:32 | More by Walkersan
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BGsWo22

New York

1.75/5  rDev -50%

03-23-2013 18:56:46 | More by BGsWo22
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dharmabum1102

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -42.9%

08-18-2013 02:00:49 | More by dharmabum1102
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robertgurley

New York

2/5  rDev -42.9%

08-13-2012 02:42:41 | More by robertgurley
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Vatnos

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

06-10-2014 19:55:36 | More by Vatnos
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ToddThompson

North Carolina

2.5/5  rDev -28.6%

10-04-2013 16:00:23 | More by ToddThompson
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TheKingofWichita

North Carolina

2.63/5  rDev -24.9%
look: 2 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pours a bright golden color with a bright white head, no lacing apparent.
Smells of hops and fruit.
Tastes like a blast of bitterness that never settles down at all.
Not a very smooth beer either, with a somewhat thin feel.
Fairly drinkable, for those who can deal with it, it could be a session beer.

Serving type: on-tap

10-10-2010 20:40:09 | More by TheKingofWichita
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RWLawman

North Carolina

2.73/5  rDev -22%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

A - Goldenrod, with almost non-existent head.

S- Smells of white grape, citrus, and grain.

T - Grape, apple, citrus, bitter fruit. Light grain profile. Dry aftertaste.

M - Moderate, to maybe a little watery.

O - Not my favorite beer by any stretch. Not repulsive, but definitely not even close to something I'd look for again in the future. Maybe it's the style, being more of a fan of malty, dark beers. However, I do enjoy a good pale ale from time to time. This Kolsch was a no-go for me.

Serving type: bottle

02-04-2013 02:19:01 | More by RWLawman
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cheribom

California

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

01-10-2013 16:45:07 | More by cheribom
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

2.75/5  rDev -21.4%

10-02-2012 23:34:58 | More by jaswilson2
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jrstamp

Connecticut

2.78/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

A: Golden, clear, light carbonation.

S: Very estery, fruity banana, kinda over the top. Good hop / malt balance. Get some English hop character.

T: Tastes more like an English Bitter, but a little too estery for that. Really feel like this is fermented with an English ale yeast.

M: Low to medium moulthfeel. Fairly dry

O: Would not give this high marks as a Kolsh. Malt and hops would be good for a bitter, but even still would be a little estery.

Serving type: bottle

03-21-2013 00:53:01 | More by jrstamp
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rockyfire

North Carolina

2.8/5  rDev -20%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Apperance: pours a light orange with not much carbonation. The beer had no head.

Taste: It was rather bland followed by a slight bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Very light beer. Too light for the style.

Drinkability: This is not a bad beer but I have had better. I will try again, maybe it was a bad batch.

Serving type: bottle

03-22-2010 01:23:31 | More by rockyfire
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smakawhat

Maryland

2.93/5  rDev -16.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Poured into a pilsner glass as a slender makeshift stange.

A pale lemon yellow body clear as all get out with constant rising carbonation. Very good retention foamy cap of white and even some sticky clumps on the glass.

Smell is predominantly baked bread, as buttered on with sweetness from a bakery, maybe even like a white cocoa. Interesting.

Taste is really weird, but with a big toasted bread sense on the finish. Palate is just dry DRY and grain, extremely medicine bitter, with grassy sense and not tasting hop bitter. Light bodied almost wet but dry palate scorching extremely dry in feel.

Kind of a strange one, seems like it would have been alright but this is pretty strange tasting Kolsch. I'll pass.

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2011 01:00:55 | More by smakawhat
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jgalbjr

North Carolina

2.98/5  rDev -14.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Nice nose, starts out easy drinking. Something on the back end though...a sourness that is not proper for this type of beer. Instead of crisp fruitiness, I get crisp lemon. I like Kolsch ales, but this one doesn't quite do it for me. I think the ABV is a bit low also, doesn't quite carry the beer on the finish.

Tasted on 2 different occasions from an establishment that goes through alot of beer, including this one.

Serving type: on-tap

07-11-2011 21:21:15 | More by jgalbjr
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evilkorova

Washington

3/5  rDev -14.3%

04-30-2012 02:34:47 | More by evilkorova
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KevinGordon

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.3%

12-29-2012 05:12:04 | More by KevinGordon
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mobrockman

Florida

3/5  rDev -14.3%

05-26-2014 22:13:01 | More by mobrockman
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3/5  rDev -14.3%

01-10-2013 06:26:28 | More by ygtbsm94
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Falcone

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.3%

04-04-2012 01:44:30 | More by Falcone
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RedneckBeerz

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -14.3%

10-20-2013 07:29:15 | More by RedneckBeerz
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plinythederek

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.3%

08-10-2013 03:04:48 | More by plinythederek
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TheZzyzxScarecrow

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.3%

02-24-2013 18:13:37 | More by TheZzyzxScarecrow
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carrollmel7

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.3%

03-04-2012 20:12:53 | More by carrollmel7
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Lob

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.3%

02-24-2012 19:57:44 | More by Lob
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WOLFGANG

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -14.3%

07-21-2013 00:54:48 | More by WOLFGANG
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Angry Angel Kolsch from Big Boss Brewing
80 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.